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Edgar Degas
TÊTE, ÉTUDE POUR LE PORTRAIT DE MADAME S. (MATHILDE SALLE)
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
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SOLD BY THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO

Edgar Degas
TÊTE, ÉTUDE POUR LE PORTRAIT DE MADAME S. (MATHILDE SALLE)
Estimate
15,00020,000
LOT SOLD. 27,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Edgar Degas
1834 - 1917
TÊTE, ÉTUDE POUR LE PORTRAIT DE MADAME S. (MATHILDE SALLE)
Stamped Degas and with the foundry mark Cire Perdue A.A. Hebrard and numbered 27/D 
Bronze
Height: 10 in.
25.4 cm
Conceived circa 1892 and cast in bronze after 1919 in an edition of 20 numbered A to T plus 2 casts reserved for the Degas heirs marked HER.D and HER by the A.A. Hébrard Foundry, Paris.
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Provenance

Walter Halvorsen, London (acquired by 1921)
Justin K. Thannhauser, Munich & New York (acquired from the above on August 12, 1929)
A bequest from the above in 1959

Exhibited

Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Rondom Rodin: Tentoonstelling Honderd Jaar Fransche Sculptuur, 1939-40, no. 111
New York, Buchholz Gallery, Edgar Degas: Bronzes, Drawings, Pastels, 1945, no. 20
New York, Curt Valentin Gallery, Sculptures by Painters, 1951, no. 21
Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, Degas in the Art Institute of Chicago, 1984, no. 86

Literature

John Rewald, Degas: Works in Sculpture, A Complete Catalogue, New York, 1944, no. 30, illustration of another cast p. 23
Edgar Degas, 1834-1917: Original Wax Sculptures (exhibition catalogue), M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York, 1955, no. 29
John Rewald, Degas Sculpture: The Complete Works, New York, 1957, no. 30, fig. 10, illustration of another cast p. 147
Charles W. Millard, The Sculpture of Edgar Degas, Princeton, 1976, fig. 117, illustrations of another cast pp. 10-11
Anne Pingeot, Degas: Sculptures, Paris, 1991, no. 70, illustration of another cast p. 186
Sara Campbell, "A Catalogue of Degas’ Bronzes," in Apollo, vol. CXLII, London, no. 402, August 1995, no. 27, illustration of another cast p. 24
Joseph S. Czestochowski & Anne Pingeot, Degas Sculptures: Catalogue Raisonné of the Bronzes, Memphis, 2002, no. 27, illustrations of another cast pp. 174-75
Sara Campbell, Richard Kendall, Daphne S. Barbour & Shelly G. Sturman, Degas in the Norton Simon Museum, vol. II, Pasadena, 2009, no. 102, illustration of another cast p. 490 & of the clay version p. 489 

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